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Updated 16 July, 2018
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  • "Low salary for full time, having students as target" (in 15 reviews)

  • "There's school wide focus on oil and gas - even in CS department" (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great Job, Great People"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Calgary full-time

    Pros

    Willing to train you on site

    Cons

    Difficult to work with the people soft software


  2. "Excellent"

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    Former Employee - Painter in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Painter in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at University of Calgary full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are great. And good pay

    Cons

    Bad management. Little to no organization

    Advice to Management

    Learn more people skills

  3. "Postdoc"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Calgary full-time

    Pros

    There is a good benefit package

    Cons

    In general, there are bad social interactions


  4. "overal impression"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Calgary full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    very good culture and environment

    Cons

    nothing special i observed there


  5. "admin"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Calgary full-time

    Pros

    the hours are good. standard work week

    Cons

    pay could be better for staff


  6. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Calgary full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -normal working hours
    -supportive management

    Cons

    -not a great company culture


  7. "research assocaite"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Calgary full-time

    Pros

    great environment; flexible working hours

    Cons

    not think about it yet

  8. "Good starting positition"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible and Lots of training opportunities

    Cons

    Low payment, high working load


  9. "PMP"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Calgary full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    lots of flexibility in hours and vacation

    Cons

    bureaucracy, lack of transparency, salaries have been frozen if you are in management for three years including cost of living raises


  10. "Note Taker"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Notetaker in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Notetaker in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Calgary part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very straightforward, and helpful. Concise in what they want for you and the amount of work is extremely doable if you're a full time student.

    Cons

    It's first come, first serve so be ready to have your schedule at hand to make sure the hours fit your schedule.


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